The Independent London Newspaper
18th October 2018

Swiss Cottage

    Former Tory leader William Hague visits 'impressive' JW3 Centre and looks forward to day terror threat security will be relaxed

    William Hague with JW3 director Raymond Simonson and Conservative parliamentary

    William Hague with JW3 director Raymond Simonson and Conservative parliamentary candidate Simon Marcus

    Published: 12 January, 2015
    By RICHARD OSLEY

    FORMER Conservative Party leader William Hague said it was a sad reality that a new Jewish community and arts centre in Finchley Road needed extra sec

    Air ambulance lands in Swiss Cottage as man is seriously injured in road collision

    Published: 29 December, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    A MAN is fighting for his life after a serious collision in Swiss Cottage this morning (Monday).

    School whistleblowers reveal chaotic picture behind the scenes at award-winning primary

    School whistleblowers reveal chaotic picture behind the scenes at George Eliot

    Police were called when parents demanded answers at the school gates earlier this year

    Published: 18 December, 2014
    EXCLUSIVE by WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A CACHE of documents seen by the New Journal has revealed a chaotic picture at an award-winning primary school – with one class being led by five different teachers in a year, a lack

    WATCH: Camden's housing divide? Swiss Cottage timelapse suggests expensive homes have been left empty

    Published: 15 December, 2014
    EXCLUSIVE by TOM FOOT

    A SHORT "time lapse" film of two very different housing blocks appears to show expensive private flats are being brought and left empty by big money investors.

    Expenses scandal head Jo Shuter clears first hurdle in bid to return to classroom

    Expenses scandal head Jo Shuter clears first hurdle in bid to return to classroo

    Jo Shuter is set to get the chance to appeal against her ban from teaching

    Published: 26 November, 2014
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    A “SUPERHEAD” who was banned from teaching for life after an expenses scandal could be back in the classroom in just two years after a dramatic U-turn by the Department for Education.&n

    Woman dies after being hit by a train at Swiss Cottage tube station

    Paramedics rushed to Swiss Cottage tube station but the woman could not be saved

    Paramedics rushed to Swiss Cottage tube station but the woman could not be saved

    Published: 12 November, 2014
    By ALICE HUTTON

    A WOMAN has died after being struck by a train at Swiss Cottage underground station. 

    Swiss Cottage school's support staff warned they face sack by Christmas over literacy and numeracy tests

    Swiss Cottage Special School is rated 'outstanding'

    Published: 6 November, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    SUPPORT staff at an “outstanding” primary school for children with severe learning disabilities needs are facing the sack this Christmas.

    UCL Academy school 'puts right problems' - after help from council experts

    Baron Andrew Adonis offically opened the UCL Academy in Swiss Cottage - but Oftsed inspectors soon said the school 'required improvement'

    Published: 24 October, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    TWENTY-TWO teachers and an A-team of “expert advisers” from Camden Council have been parachuted into a flagship academy school following a devastating Ofsted inspection earlier this yea

    Royal Central School of Speech and Drama wants to build new teaching studios

    Published: 24 October, 2014
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE UK’s leading drama school wants to build a theatre and studio space at its Swiss Cottage home – and help turn the area into a world-class hub producing the actors, directors and bac

    Astronaut Charles J Bolden Jnr visits UCL Academy and tells pupils: You can do anything you want

    Astronaut Charles J Boden Jnr visits UCL Academy and tells pupils: You can do an

    The astronaut takes questions during an inspiring question-and-answer session

    Published: 22 October, 2014
    By TOM FOOT

    ONE of the first black astronauts told a school assembly how he wept as he stared down at the Earth from space and saw a world without borders, writes Tom Foot.

    Head determined to put things right as inspectors say Quintin Kynaston 'requires improvement'

    Head determined to put things right as inspectors say Quintin Kynaston 'requires

    Quintin Kynaston's former headteacher Jo Shuter was banned froom teaching for life

    Published: 14 October, 2014
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    TEACHERS at an academy school that has slipped dramatically down Ofsted's rankings are unfazed by a critical inspection report released today (Tue

    Boris will NOT overrule Camden's block on Swiss Cottage skyscraper

    Boris will NOT overrule Camden's block on Swiss Cottage skyscraper

    How the Swiss Cottage tower would look

    Published: 3 October, 2014
    By DAN CARRIER

    PLANS to build a 24-storey tower block in the heart of Swiss Cottage were dealt a blow today (Friday) when the Mayor of London's office upheld a decision by the Town Hall to refuse developers p

    Developer’s ‘We’ll be back’ vow as tower is toppled

    Objectors outside the Town Hall. ‘The height of the tower will cause substantial harm to views from conservation areas,’ they warned

    Rejected! Councillors throw out plan for Swiss Cottage skyscraper

    Artist's impression: How the tower block might have looked

    Published: 11 September, 2014
    By DAN CARRIER

    THE developers behind a controversial £100m plan to build a skyscraper for private rented housing in Swiss Cottage have vowed they will not walk away from the project after seeing a Town Hall

    NUT backs teachers to give evidence in 'safe-guarding' investigation at Swiss Cottage primary school

    Police were called to the school gates this summer as parents demanded more information

    Published: 11 September, 2014
    By WILLIAM McLENNAN

    MORE than a dozen teachers have given evidence as part of an investigation into “safeguarding concerns” at an award-winning primary school in Swiss Cottage.